The Houston Area Parkinson Society will have its music therapy and exercise meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in the Life Center of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church at 18220 Upper Bay Road.
The meetings are for people with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their loved ones and caregivers.
For information, visit www.hapsonline.org or call 713-626-7114.
The University of Texas Medical Branch will offer its “Time-Out” weekly educational/support session for caregivers and family members whose loved one has any type of disability/illness from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in Room 2.506A at Jennie Sealy Hospital, 301 University Blvd.
Sandra Ard will present “Medicaid for the Middle Class.”
The Galveston County Health District will offer its Diabetes 101 support group for people living with diabetes from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the WIC classroom in the Mid-County Annex, 9850-B Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.
The group will be facilitated by a registered nurse and offers education about diabetes self-management.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 409-938-2293.
The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson WIC Clinic at 2401 Termini St.
For information, call 409-337-7606.
The Breast Friends Focus and Support Group will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the first floor radiation conference room of the MD Anderson Cancer Center on the Christus St. John campus, 18100 St. John Drive.
The group is open to the public. For information, call Diana Vasquez, 713-745-2396.
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake will offer a free informational seminar on its bariatric surgery program at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the large conference room of the facility, 500 W. Medical Center Blvd.
To sign up, call 281-554-1680.
The Overeaters Anonymous H.O.W. No. 48068 group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the East Room, of the Thelma Webber Community Center, 14304 Beriton.
For information, call 409-771-9221 or 409-457-9517.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Room 108 at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston (enter on North side of church). Call 559-356-7097.
The Galveston County Epilepsy Awareness Support Group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Nessler Civic Center at 2010 Fifth Ave. N.
Contact Pat Cade, email@example.com, or 713-789-6295, Ext. 210 or 888-548-9716.
The Transition Plus peer support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Family Life Center at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, 3459 Deke Slayton Highway.
The free meetings are open to all veterans, active duty, and immediate family members dealing with transition issues that may include PTSD, and emotional, personal, family and work issues.
Visit www.transitionplus.org or call 281-317-7335.
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine — Clear Lake will offer its sports injury clinic for young athletes from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 9 at 2020 NASA Parkway, Suite 230.
No appointment is necessary, and most forms of insurance are accepted.
For information, visit houstonmethodist.org/athlete or call 713-363-9090.
Access Care of Coastal Texas will offer free confidential HIV tests from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (excluding holidays) at 707 23rd St.
For information, call 409-763-2437.
The R.E.A.L. Program will be available from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M.
The licensed alcohol and drug abuse treatment center will offer a full range of treatment and education services for those needing help.
For information, call 409-443-5451.
Word of Faith Christian Life Center will offer its “Living in Faith” 12 Steps of Overcoming Addictions course from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at 325 Westward St.
Credit hours for community service candidates also will be available.
For information, call 409-938-0565.
The Santa Fe Al-Anon Family Group will meet at 8 p.m. Mondays at the Rosa May Catching Annex Building, 15th Street and Avenue K (rear building).
For information, call 409-256-5954.
The Galveston County Health District will present its WIC cooking series from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Island Community Center at 4700 Broadway.
The cooking class is in partnership with Galveston’s Own Farmers Market. The class is free for WIC participants. Space is limited.
For information or to register, visit www.gchd.org/WIC or call 409-763-7207.
The student-run clinic at St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St., will be seeing patients from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
Call 409-763-8521 to schedule an appointment.
The Overeaters Anonymous “Different Strokes” No. 52400 group will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Dayspring Church, 2215 FM 646 N.
For information, call 409-457-9517 or 832-496-4549.
The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Texas City WIC Clinic, 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Suite B-101.
For information, call 409-949-3471.
NAMI Gulf Coast will provide a family and individual support group for anyone affected by mental illness from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd St.
Trained facilitators will lead both group meetings in separate rooms.
Contact Jan Melis, firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-585-3100 or 409-944-4328.
The Reconstruction of a Survivor breast cancer support group for survivors, family and caregivers will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center, 2240 Interstate 45.
The meeting is free and refreshments will be served.
Email Stella Turrubiate, email@example.com.
There will be a support and encouragement grief support group available from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays Tuesday through Dec. 3 at The Hope Community Center at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 510 13th Ave. N.
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse will offer its Battering Intervention and Prevention Program from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Dickinson, and during the same timeframe Wednesdays in Galveston. Locations will be disclosed upon registration of the ongoing classes. For information and to pre-register, visit https://avda-tx.org/battering-intervention.
The Christ Over Our Life Christian Substance Abuse Program will be available at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Truth Missionary Baptist Church at 4032 FM 1765.
For information, call the Rev. Johnny Grimes at 409-457-7382.
The Change of Life group of Cocaine Anonymous will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor on the west side of St. Vincent’s House, 2817 Postoffice St.
The community is invited to the SCI Café where science and communities interact from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Mod Coffeehouse at 2126 Postoffice St.
“Understanding Diabetes: Prevention, Risk, Types and Management,” will be the topic of discussion.
Light refreshments will be provided.
For information, contact Krista Bohn, firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-772-1881.
HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland will participate in the “Crush The Crises” Drug Take-Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at 6801 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway.
Individuals can safely and anonymously dispose of unused or expired opioid painkillers and other medicines.
For a complete list of other participators, visit www.hcahealthcare.com/crushthecrisis.
The University of Texas Medical Branch will present its Bring Your Lunch ‘n Learn Seminar from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 in Room 2.205 at 2240 Interstate 45 S.
Lori Spradlin will present “VA Aid & Attendance.”
For information, contact Kenneth Macpherson, email@example.com or 832-505-7560.
The Galveston County Health District’s Mother’s Milk Club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Galveston City WIC Clinic, 4700 Broadway, Suite F-102. For information, call 409-763-7207.
The University of Texas Medical Branch Stroke Support Group for persons with stroke, their spouses, caregivers, and significant others, will meet from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 in Suite 123 of the Primary Care Pavilion, 400 Harborside Drive.
For information, call 409-772-8834.
The Texas City Chapter of Reconstruction of a Survivor breast cancer support group for survivors, family and caregivers will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Davy Crockett Room of the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N.
The meeting is free and open to the public.
The public information committee of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Bay Area Club, 2111 Webster St.
The group will be discussing how to inform the public better on what the group offers.
Call 409-877-1674 or 832-431-5639.